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3 Easy Ways to Save on Holiday Preparations

Save on Holiday Preparations

The holidays can be a busy time full of activities, events, and parties. Between shopping for gifts and planning meals, it can be important to keep track of spending while maintaining a jolly holiday spirit. Here’s a few tips on how to make the holidays more affordable this season so you can spend less time budgeting and more time celebrating the season with family and friends.

Plan Ahead

From gifts to meals, save time and money by planning ahead. By giving consideration to what you can check off on wish lists or what you plan to cook for the holidays, it can make things easier to keep track of – especially if you regularly check for which items may have additional savings on them in our circulars and through our digital coupon program. Also, be sure to keep in mind when certain savings and discounts begin and end – like Dollar General’s toy discount that offers 25% off any $75+ qualifying purchase through Dec. 24.

Planning meals and desserts ahead of time can also help prevent unnecessary spending on items that may not be needed. Save yourself from having unexpected multiples in the pantry and fridge by doing a run-through of what you already have before making a shopping list. If searching for quick, easy recipes to woo guests with, visit Dollar General Easy Meals for inspiration and recipes that can often be made with simple ingredients.

Switch to Private Brand

Whether shopping for kitchen tools and utensils or disposable plates and tableware, there is opportunity to discover extra savings by switching to private brands when preparing for the holiday season. Make shopping more affordable with DG™ Party, which offers savings on all your party preparation needs like tableware, table settings, gift bag essentials as well as gift bags, gift wrap, and more! DG™ Home offers cost-effective and quality items to keep your home clean this holiday season including disinfectant wipes, glass cleaner, trash bags, and super-erasers. Don’t forget about the private brands that can help you create a delicious meal. Clover Valley® offers savings on items that can be key ingredients in any meal, such as spices, seasonings, baking soda and powder, canned goods, and everything in between.

To discover more private brands at Dollar General, visit your local store or head to our website at Be sure to look for the private brands that carry a 100 % satisfaction guarantee!


When shopping for savings this holiday season, consider signing up for Dollar General’s Digital Coupons Program which helps to provide customers with an easy-to-use platform and digital coupons. Sign up today by clicking here or by accessing coupons in the Dollar General mobile app. Customers can load coupons to the account and redeem at checkout.